Winning doesn't come so easily to Olympic great Michael Phelps these days.
Phil Lutton On the final night of competition in the London Olympic pool, the incomparable Michael Phelps was taking his victory lap, waving his giant hands to the crowd and bathing in the deserved adulation as...
Phil Lutton American superstar Missy Franklin remains in doubt for the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships after succumbing to back spasms during training on the Gold Coast.
Almost two years of retirement has meant Michael Phelps needs to listen to his body and take it slower than in the past but it has not dulled his competitive fire as he sent an ominous warning to his...
Michael Carayannis James Magnussen will consider skipping the athletes’ village at the 2016 Olympics as he battles with a degenerative back.
Philip Hersh Losing all momentum when he barely touched the wall at 50 meters, he finished a distant seventh.
Michael Carayannis James Magnussen will battle on with a degenerative back for the rest of his career after scans revealed damage to the injury which plagued his Commonwealth Games.
Adrian Warren An emphasis on improving unity in the Australian Olympic team and developing a Team Australia culture is already paying off, with the swimming team among the early beneficiaries.
James Buckley Baby-faced backstroker admits it could take more than a decade for his gold-medal winning swim to sink in.
Kate McClymont, Eryk Bagshaw Ian Thorpe contemplated coming out prior to the 2000 Sydney Olympics but the swimming wunderkind decided against it because of the detrimental financial consequences suffered by a Canadian swimming...
Stathi Paxinos Alicia Coutts is a passionate animal lover - she has 11 pets, six of them former "poundies" - but she's also the mainstay of Australia's swimming team for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
James Robertson and Eryk Bagshaw Swimming legend Ian Thorpe revealed that he is gay and battled depression and alcohol abuse for the greater part of his world-beating swimming career.
Kate McClymont and Eryk Bagshaw Ian Thorpe contemplated coming out as gay prior to the 2000 Sydney Olympics, but the swimming superstar decided against it because of the detrimental financial consequences suffered by a Canadian...
Stathi Paxinos Squad members hope coming out provides former Olympic champion with some comfort in his personal life.
Stathi Paxinos Australian head coach questions how to keeps talented swimmers in the pool for as long as possible and in a good position to for their post-career lives.
Stathi Paxinos When Emily Seebohm looks at her Australian teammates preparing for the Commonwealth Games, she cannot help but feel one of those twinges that come with the passing of time.
Former freestyle world record holder Eamon Sullivan has announced his immediate retirement from competitive swimming due to ongoing shoulder injury concerns.
Michael Klim has rejected claims Australia's greatest Olympian Ian Thorpe could have been greater if he had come out while competing.
Peter Munro Ian Thorpe is Australia’s greatest Olympian, winning nine medals, including five gold, during his career.
American teenager Katie Ledecky has sliced 2.86 seconds off her 800m freestyle world record, clocking 8m11.00s at a meet in Texas for her second world record in four days.